Mary Strahan Post Card Albums

Mary Strahan Post Card Albums

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Strahan, Mary
Title: Mary Strahan Post Card Albums
Dates: 1925-1930
Quantity: 3.6 Linear feet (7 volumes in 3 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms212

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Strahan was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Strahan of the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. The Strahan family lived in the brick professors' dwelling, which formerly stood on the site of the present Law Library at the University of Georgia. Dr. Strahan was professor of civil engineering. Miss Mary Strahan taught French and Spanish at the University of Georgia after her father's retirement.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of seven volumes of picture postcards, most of them from European trips made by Miss Mary Strahan.


Organized into seven volumes: (1) Trip #1 vol. 1, 1925, (2) Trip #1 vol. 2, 1925, (3) Trip #1 vol. 3, 1926, Jan.-Mar., (4) Trip #1 vol. 4, 1926, (5) Trip #2, 1928, (6) Trip #3, 1930, (7) Trip #4, after 1930 ; Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Picture postcards.
Strahan, Mary -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Strahan Post Card Albums, ms212, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS Box
1Trip no. 1, volumes 1-2, 1926
OS Box
2Trip no. 1, volumes 3-4; trip no. 2, 1926, 1928
OS Box
3Trip no. 3; trip no. 4, 1930 and after